Growth appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):
- Zelda might fix the job growth plans very quickly on Monday. (49 letters)
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun growth:
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Definition of the noun growth
What does growth mean as a name of something?
Growth is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.
noun - plural: growths
- (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
- domain: biological science / biology
- lexical domain: Natural Processes - nouns denoting natural processes
- synonyms of growth: development / growing / maturation / ontogenesis / ontogeny
- more generic terms: biological process / organic process = a process occurring in living organisms
- more specific terms:
- culture = the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium
- amelogenesis = the developmental process of forming tooth enamel
- angiogenesis = the formation of new blood vessels
- apposition = growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material
- auxesis = growth from increase in cell size without cell division
- efflorescence / inflorescence / florescence / blossoming / flowering / anthesis = the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
- caenogenesis / cainogenesis / kainogenesis / cenogenesis / kenogenesis = introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species
- cohesion = the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate
- cultivation = the process of fostering the growth of something
- cytogenesis / cytogeny = the origin and development and variation of cells
- foliation / leafing = the process of forming leaves
- fructification = the bearing of fruit
- gametogenesis = the development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis
- germination / sprouting = the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
- habit = the general form or mode of growth
- infructescence = the fruiting stage of the inflorescence
- intussusception = growth in the surface area of a cell by the deposit of new particles between existing particles in the cell wall
- juvenescence = the process of growing into a youth
- life cycle = the course of developmental changes in an organism from fertilized zygote to maturity when another zygote can be produced
- masculinisation / masculinization / virilisation / virilization = the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female
- morphogenesis = differentiation and growth of the structure of an organism
- myelinisation / myelinization = the development of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber
- neurogenesis = the development of nerve tissues
- recapitulation / palingenesis = emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species
- proliferation = growth by the rapid multiplication of parts
- psychogenesis = a general term for the origin and development of almost any aspect of the mind
- psychogenesis = the development in the life of an individual of some disorder that is caused by psychological rather than physiological factors
- psychomotor development = progressive acquisition of skills involving both mental and motor activities
- psychosexual development = the process during which personality and sexual behavior mature through a series of stages: first oral stage and then anal stage and then phallic stage and then latency stage and finally genital stage
- rooting = the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow
- suppression = the failure to develop some part or organ
- odontiasis / dentition / teething = the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
- teratogenesis = the development of defects in an embryo
- vegetation = the process of growth in plants
- part: gastrulation = the process in which a gastrula develops from a blastula by the inward migration of cells
- a progression from simpler to more complex forms
- a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
- example: the growth of population
- lexical domain: Natural Processes - nouns denoting natural processes
- synonyms of growth: increase / increment
- more generic terms: physical process / process = a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
- more specific terms:
- accession = a process of increasing by addition
- accumulation / accretion = an increase by natural growth or addition
- accretion = an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment
- accretion = growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
- accretion = the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases
- multiplication = a multiplicative increase
- population growth = increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state
- proliferation = a rapid increase in number
- pullulation = a rapid and abundant increase
- relaxation = the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers
- broadening / widening = an increase in width
- vegetation that has grown
- the gradual beginning or coming forth
- (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
- domain: pathology
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- more generic words: illness / malady / sickness / unwellness = impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
- more specific words:
- excrescence = an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body
- exostosis = a benign outgrowth from a bone
- polypus / polyp = a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane
- peduncle = the thin process of tissue that attaches a polyp to the body
- neoplasm / tumour / tumor = an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
- hamartoma = a focal growth that resembles a neoplasm but results from faulty development in an organ
- something grown or growing
Alternative definition of the noun growth
- an increase in size, number, value, or strength
- [biology] the act of growing, getting bigger or higher
- [biology] something that grows or has grown
- synonym: vegetation
- [pathology] an abnormal mass such as a tumor
"Growth" is a 2010 American horror film written and directed by Gabriel Cowan.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- genre: Horror
- released in (6 years ago)
"Growth" is a book by Dale W. Jorgenson.
"Growth" is an artwork by Hans Arp, begun in (77 years ago).
- "Growth" is a musical EP of Jeff Mills.
- released in (21 years ago)
- "Growth" is a musical album of Inhumate.
- "Growth" is a musical EP of Sey Hollo.
- released on
- "Growth" is a musical EP of Tommie Sunshine.
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- "Growth" is a composition.
- music by Hijiri Anze
- "Growth" is a composition.
- music by Thomas White
growth is a gene group, gene ontology group.
Phrases with Growth
Phrases starting with the word Growth:
- growth rate
- growth ring
- Growth Spurt
- growth stock
- growth factor
- Growth medium
- growth hormone
- growth industry
- growth regulator
Phrases ending with the word Growth:
- old growth
- rapid growth
- second growth
- Organic growth
- rate of growth
- economic growth
- Negative Growth
- population growth
- Exponential growth
Other phrases containing the word Growth:
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Growth
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The Creative Wasteland of Post-Industrial Society by Peter Murphy
Cyclical Creation Growth is an unambiguous plus in modern economies, even though economic growth is a paradoxical phenomenon. Every expansion contains the seeds of contraction and each contraction presages future growth.
Achieving Australia's National Outcomes by Susan Kinnear, Kate Charters, Peter Vitartas
Economic growth is an increase in inflation-adjusted GDP per capita per period ( correcting for inflation and population growth). Virtually all governments proclaim economic growth as the key to prosperity and as a primary aim of policy.
An Introduction and Recontextualization for Our Times by J. Garrison, S. Neubert, K. Reich
Growth is the kind of continuity that most concerns Dewey who insists that “the educative process is a continuous...
by J.Frederic Bonnans, Alexander Shapiro
If x0 satisfies Robinson's constraint qualification, then a necessary and sufficient condition for quadratic growth is that for some 6 = 0, ...
by David Goodhew
Hence questioning church growth is a necessary exercise.
Economics After the Crisis (2014)
An Introduction to Economics from a Pluralist and Global Perspective by Irene van Staveren
Economic growth is a major macroeconomic concern for both economists and policy makers. Economic growth is defined as the increase in gross domestic product (GDP). Negative growth is a decline in GDP. There are three main reasons ...
Synthesis, Functional Properties and Applications by Thomas Tsakalakos, Ilya A. Ovid'ko, Asuri K. Vasudevan
Introduction Grain growth is a well known phenomenon of the evolution of microstructure in a deformed polycrystal,
by Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel, Iryna Akimova
Growth is a very welcome economic development for Ukraine. But this does not mean that there are no questions associated with the recent turnaround in economic performance. The most important of these questions, of course, regards ...
by Joseph Seckbach
Balanced growth is a physiological state whereby "...all cell constituents begin to increase by the same proportion over the...
Since balanced growth is the most reproducible physiological state of a bacterial culture, experiments performed in ...
by Luis Antonio Barrales-Mora
Grain growth is a widely investigated phenomenon in materials science. It influences a large variety of physical and mechanical properties of polycrystalline materials. Grain growth is the result of the collective migration of the grain boundaries ...
Research note SO (1984)
by Southern Forest Experiment Station (New Orleans, La.)
Periodic volume growth is the difference between the final and initial measurements.
The Wealthy Renter (2016)
How to Choose Housing That Will Make You Rich by Alex Avery
Population growth is the single biggest driver of demand for housing, and positive growth is a critical feature of any healthy housing market. When a population is ...
by I. B. Heath
Tip growth is the process whereby walled cells extend by synthesis and expansion predominantly or exclusively at the very tip of the cell. The result of tip growth is a tubular cell. The process is arguably one of the most widespread phenomena ...
Encyclopaedia of Environmental Pollution, Agriculture and Health Hazards: Nature conservation (2004)
by A. K. Shrivastava
Chapter 11 TOXICITY THAT CAUSES CANCER A tumor is a example of misplaced growth: a localized failure in the mechanisms that control cell division in the organism, tumors are often distinct from the surrounding tissue, separated from ...
by Khwaja Masoom
Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR): Shows how fast a company can grow using internally generated assets without issuing additional debt or equity. SGRprovides a usefulbenchmarkfor judging acompany's appropriaterate of growth.
by Jagdish Prasad
GROWTH. AND. DEVELOPMENT. OF. REGULATED. MARKETS. IN. INDIA. M.M. Ghosh Introduction The adoption of scientific technology of agricultural production by the farmers has created a great demand for better and improved inputs.
by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice
Molecular/ physiological events and emerging regulatory genes Proliferation Growth arrest + early markers' appearance Clonal expansion Lipid accumulation Pref-1 ECM alterations Cytoskeletal remodeling LPL CD36 SREBP-1 C/EBPβ & δ ...
by Norman K. Humphreys
The market-oriented program had initially achieved some positive results: inflation had been reduced to 10 percent by the end of 1991, the distorted exchange rate and trade system had been liberalized, and real GDP growth was averaging ...
by T. E. Daniel-Kagbare
Economic Growth and Development, Determinants of: 1. Capital: Capital funds are central to funding production activities. In the initial stages of development, capital may have to be imported in the form of borrowing, grants and development ...
by Edward Robert Wells, Alan M. Schwartz
As the world becomes aware of what can happen to a country where economic growth and industrialization are pursued without consideration of environmental quality, many societies are becoming increasingly aware of environmental limits.
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Growth
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Loving a little bit of bokeh in the background.
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this shot is from a roll of slide film a finished a few months ago. the foliage behind this building was so overgrown, it was pretty much impossible to get through the back door or out the windows.
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Some growth in the front yard after a recent drop of rain
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Allotment. Things growing.
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Maybe not dead after all :)
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- Cycad growth
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- OpenStreetMap Way Growth
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- Growth. Aspirations.
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- Eggling growth
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- Uncovered Growth
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- Tree growth
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- New Growth
Plant life resurgent. It should be after all this rain.
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- First experiments of Laplacian growth
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- An entry for Apple's Insomnia: Growth contest
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- Christmas Tree Growth
Hand for scale.
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Video language resources about Growth
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- Organic growth Meaning
Video shows what organic growth means. The business expansion through increasing output and sales as opposed to mergers, acquisitions and takeovers.
- Growth Meaning
Video shows what growth means. An increase in size, number, value, or strength.. The act of growing, getting bigger or higher.. Something that grows or has ...
- The Meaning Of Growth: Rudramuni B at TEDxNITKSurathkal
Executive Director and Head of Dell India R&D, NITK Alumnus Rudramuni B. defines growth.
- New Definition of Growth (1of 9)
Allan Koltin, CEO, Koltin Consulting Group, Inc.
- Exponential growth Meaning
Video shows what exponential growth means. The growth in the value of a quantity, in which the rate of growth is proportional to the instantaneous value of the ...
- Growth ring Meaning
Video shows what growth ring means. Any of the concentric rings formed in the trunk of a tree by the annual growth of wood. growth ring synonyms: tree ring, ...
- Neoplastic Skin Growth Vocabulary
- Personal growth project explanation
- Susan Kuhlman: Growth With Meaning
Kuhlman, U.S. Masters Swimming, talks about the delicate balance non-profits must maintain between growing as an entity and fulfilling the goals of their ...
- Growth spurt Meaning
Video shows what growth spurt means. A sudden growth in one's body, especially during adolescence.. Growth spurt Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
- Word Banks: Supporting Spelling and Vocabulary Growth (Virtual Tour)
Adding new words to their own personal dictionary helps students develop spelling and vocabulary. See the lesson plan at ...
- Growth Explanation 4
- Laws of Text 6: Heaps Law of Vocabulary Growth
The vocabulary size in any textual stream grows according to Heaps law: it is proportional to the square root of the total number of tokens in the stream.
- Resources for help with ELL vocabulary growth
ScreenCast of student reviewing different online resources to support vocabulary strategies described in an accompanying Prezi/PowToon presentation.
- Ellerslie International Flower Show 2012 - The Meaning behind Fresh Start, New Growth
- Growth Explanation 3
- #Black Hair: Hair Growth & Hair Definition Tip!
- Growth for meaning, creating internal joy.
- Growth Explanation 2
- Growth Explanation 1
- Understanding a Baby's Body Language and Growth Spurts
understanding baby's body language, Growth Spurt, premature baby.
- Chomsky - Language as Growth
A clip from 'The Ideas of Chomsky', and episode of BBC's excellent series 'Men of Ideas' (1978), starring Bryan Magee. In this clip Chomsky explains why he not ...
- Nestle Nan Kid 4 - Clip 2 - growth of language
Agency: Cheil Vietnam Creative Director: Paul Busschau, Ha Hai Lam, Si Nguyen Producer: Trang Bui Account team: Tri Nguyen, Phuoc Duong Director: ...
- Supporting Language Growth Using Daily Activities
Discussion and model of how to support language growth in young children who are Deaf or Hard of hearing.
- Parent Input Diversity Accelerates Early Language Growth
Dr. Pamela A. Hadley from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign presents "Parent Input Diversity Accelerates Early Language Growth" at the 2015 ...
- Language growth at SYA China
SYA China Math teacher Ernie Chen describes in a unique way how students at SYA learn Chinese.
- A03 Description of longan shoot growth in the winter
- ESL's Michal "Carmac" Blicharz talks IEM growth, World Ch'ship, return to North America
ESFI's Thomas Shifrer interviews ESL Pro Gaming Director Michal "Carmac" Blicharz a few days before the start of the IEM 2012-2013 World Championship ...
- Rinaldo Walcott on "The Language of Sustainability - No Growth Roundtable, May 2010
- Individual Student Growth with LANGUAGE! Live
Antavia Hamilton, English teacher at Bartlett High School in Anchorage, Alaska, shares how her 9th grade student made huge progress, doubling his score, with ...
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Growth, poem in sign language. By Wim Emmerik (a 30 sec clip)
30 second clip of a poem by Wim Emmerik. Dutch Sign Language. A film (5min) by Anja Hiddinga & Leendert Pot. Part of 5 short film poems 'Motioning'
Quotes about Growth
Scrabble value of G2R1O1W4T1H4
The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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